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Women's Philanthropy

Inspiring | Empowering | Enriching | Reaffirming

“I would like to think that someday, when our dreams have been fulfilled, they will say that it was women giving of their ideas and resources that made the difference.”
        -Golda Meir

Inspired by the Jewish traditions of tzedakah and tikkun olam-social justice and repairing the world-Women's Philanthropy of The Jewish Community Association of Greater Phoenix (formerly the Jewish Federation)is dedicated to strengthening the Jewish people. Through support of crucial social services, health care, educational and cultural programs, its projects improve the quality of life for the elderly, for children and adults, for singles and families at home, in Israel and around the world... more

Women's Philanthropy Emphasizes the Importance of Women's Giving
Women’s Philanthropy emphasizes the importance of women’s giving and reflects the power women have to make their own philanthropic decisions to support the causes that mean the most to them... more

Women's Philanthropy reinforces the overall mission and goals of the Association. We strive to connect to women with shared interests, commitment, and beliefs. Working together, we provide multiple opportunities for women to come together for education, leadership development and fundraising activities.


"Do not separate yourself from the community" - Hillel, Avot 2:4  

There are many ways to get involved and programs in which to participate:

Women's Awards
Each year Jewish women and teens are recognized for their hard work and commitment to the community with the following awards:

Why a Woman's Gift
Women have been active participants in the Jewish Federation's of North America campaign process since 1939. However, there are still many women who say "We give as a family." Why should each woman and man give a separate donation?

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